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  • AQA A2 Government & Politics Student Unit Guideby Colleen Harris

    Hodder Education 2012; US$ 15.98

    Focused revision for your best possible grade. more...

  • Accepting Authoritarianismby Teresa Wright

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

    This comprehensive examination of the latest and most influential research on state-society relations in post-Mao China explains why three decades of capitalist economic growth have not led to increased public pressure for liberal democratic change. more...

  • Advancing East Asian Regionalismby Melissa Curley; Nicholas Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Developments in East Asia have progressed rapidly in terms of regionalism since the 1997 crisis. The end of the Asian miracle called into question not only the capacity of regional states to meet the needs of their attendant peoples, but also challenged the viability of regional organizations, such as ASEAN, to adapt and respond to the changing circumstances.... more...

  • Alternate Civilitiesby Robert Paul Weller

    Westview Press 2009; US$ 25.99

    Some Asian political leaders and Western academics have recently claimed that China is unlikely to produce an open political system. This claim rests on the idea that “Confucian culture? provides an alternative to Western civil values, and that China lacked the democratic traditions and even the horizontal institutions of trust that could build a... more...

  • Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Powerby Xuetong Yan; Daniel A. Bell; Sun Zhe; Edmund Ryden

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 35.00

    The rise of China could be the most important political development of the twenty-first century. What will China look like in the future? What should it look like? And what will China's rise mean for the rest of world? This book, written by China's most influential foreign policy thinker, sets out a vision for the coming decades from China's point... more...

  • Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power (New in Paperback)by Yan Xuetong; Daniel A. Bell; Sun Zhe; Edmund Ryden

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    The rise of China could be the most important political development of the twenty-first century. What will China look like in the future? What should it look like? And what will China's rise mean for the rest of world? This book, written by China's most influential foreign policy thinker, sets out a vision for the coming decades from China's point... more...

  • Asia's Unknown Uprisings Volume 1by George Katsiaficas

    PM Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Using social movements as a prism to illuminate the oft-hidden history of 20th-century Korea, this book provides detailed analysis of major uprisings that have patterned the country?s politics and society. From the 1894 Tonghak uprising through the March 1, 1919, independence movement and anti-Japanese resistance, a direct line is traced to the popular... more...

  • Authority and Welfare in Chinaby Dr Michael Twohey

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 195.00

    This book describes the relationship between political authoritarianism and people's welfare in modern China. Based on a study of Chinese political discourse from the 1898 reform period to the present, the book demonstrates that support for authoritarian rule in modern China is best understood when compared to ancient political traditions of authority... more...

  • Ballot Box Chinaby Kerry Brown

    Zed Books 2011; US$ 29.95

    Since 1988, China has undergone one of the largest, but least understood, experiments in grassroots democracy. Across 600,000 villages, with almost a million elections, some three million officials have been elected. This book looks at the history of the elections, how they arose, what they have achieved and where they might be going, exploring the... more...

  • Better Policies for Board Nomination and Election in Asiaby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 33.00

    Established in 1999, the OECD-Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance serves as a regional forum for exchanging experiences and advancing the reform agenda on corporate governance while promoting awareness and use of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance. The Roundtable brings together policy makers, practitioners and experts on corporate governance... more...